In observance of the International Women’s Day on March 8, 2019, the Kalipunan ng Liping Pilipina (KALIPI) of this Municipality in coordination with the Municipal Government is spearheading various activities.
On March 7, 2019 a two-hour clean up drive along 5 coastal barangays was done at 7:00 in the morning with 150 women in attendance from various sectors; academe, business, labor force and employees. The rest of the day was spent for volleyball competition dubbed as ” WE COMPETE FOR UNITY AND PEACE”. Over 300 representatives from women organizations (KALIPI) were cheering for their players.
Highlights of the culminating activity on March 8, 2019 include Holy Mass at 7:00 in the morning, followed by a foot parade around the town premises and formal program with the theme: “We Make Change Work for Women”.
This year’s keynote speaker was the Municipal Treasurer, Mrs. Doreen F. Amihan who had shown several milestones in her life both as plain mother and a career woman.
This year’s winners of the Search for Ginang KALIPI Katipunan 2019 were presented and awarded: Gng. KALIPI Katipunan 2019-Mrs. Ma. Theresa E. Adaro (Brgy. Uno), 1st Runner-up – Mrs. Mercy B. Ydayan (Brgy. Sitog), 2nd Runner-up – Mrs. Perlie C. Berino (Brgy. Bulawan), 3rd Runner-up – Mrs. Genevieve L. Eguia (Brgy. Daanglungsod), 4th Runner-up – Mrs. Noeme P. (Brgy. San Antonio). The musical and dance competition winners will compete in the KALIPI Provincial Summit and Retro Dance Competition to be held on March 15, 2019 at Olingan Sports Complex, Dipolog City.